:: short by Mike McSweeney :: depicting one of, if not the last night of the Night Heron Speakeasy :: during the eight week run, the water tower hosted a tamer, seated evening of cocktails and live music, rather than the rowdy atmosphere of this closing party :: spending months building and developing this project with Nathan, Myric and Ida - the concept derived from someone living in a dry water tower - Nathan, after seeing this came up with a bar concept; from there we all banded together to develop, build and evolve the magical but temporary place :: together we developed the look, layout and structure of the event; implementing a gifted ticket system that allowed guests to pass this experience along :: this system resulted in a wide range of attendees and reactions :: the months of collaborative development and build were beautiful and strange - the abandoned building it perched atop has since been demolished ::

:: blackwater :: && dark before dawn - bar and tattoo parlor :: made with Rogue PokesVictoria Jacklyn and Ereka :: w// help from Boxer && Angelica :: our apothecary parlor // bar centered on inked reminders of self diagnosed ailments && maladies designed by Victoria :: Jacklyn conducted psychic surgery to further remove any unwanted blockage :: guests would self diagnose themselves with the ailments that highlighted common personality flaws hidden by the traits we celebrate. guests would either select a small tattoo that would represent the awareness of this flaw or partake the psychic surgery to have that flaw symbolically removed ::

 

 photo by walter wlodarczyk

photo by walter wlodarczyk

 photo by walter wlodarczyk

photo by walter wlodarczyk

 photo by walter wlodarczyk

photo by walter wlodarczyk

 photo by walter wlodarczyk

photo by walter wlodarczyk

 photo by walter wlodarczyk

photo by walter wlodarczyk

 photo by walter wlodarczyk

photo by walter wlodarczyk

 photo by walter wlodarczyk

photo by walter wlodarczyk

 photo by walter wlodarczyk

photo by walter wlodarczyk

leading the design, aesthetics, fabrication && installation of infrastructure within elaborate illicit experiences :: many went undocumented such as the FoST confessional booths, Kickstarter suitcase bar, Gowanus recycling tube bar && so many more :: many collaborations w// sextantworks

the birdbath // water tower hot tub

 photo by marc azoulay ::

photo by marc azoulay ::

 photo by marc azoulay ::

photo by marc azoulay ::

birthday for marc azoulay // coal refinery rooftop bar

the night heron speakeasy // water tower speakeasy :: w// nd austin, myric lehner && many others ::

 photo by yoni brook

photo by yoni brook

  photo by yoni brook

photo by yoni brook

  photo by yoni brook

photo by yoni brook

  photo by yoni brook

photo by yoni brook

  photo by yoni brook

photo by yoni brook

 photo by yoni brook ::

photo by yoni brook ::

 photo by tod seelie ::

photo by tod seelie ::

 core team :: myself, myric lehner, nd austin, lindsay arden

core team :: myself, myric lehner, nd austin, lindsay arden

 photo by ben norman for the nytimes ::

photo by ben norman for the nytimes ::

  photo by b  en   norman for the nytimes ::

photo by ben norman for the nytimes ::

  photo by b  en   norman for the nytimes ::

photo by ben norman for the nytimes ::

  photo by b  en   norman for the nytimes ::

photo by ben norman for the nytimes ::

fluffy pony // icelandic shipwreck saloon 

  photo by tod seelie ::

photo by tod seelie ::

  photo by tod seelie ::

photo by tod seelie ::

  photo by tod seelie ::

photo by tod seelie ::

  photo by tod seelie ::

photo by tod seelie ::

 photo by tod seelie ::

photo by tod seelie ::

  photo by tod seelie ::

photo by tod seelie ::

  photo by tod seelie ::

photo by tod seelie ::

 photo by tod seelie ::

photo by tod seelie ::

 photo by tod seelie ::

photo by tod seelie ::

 photo by tod seelie ::

photo by tod seelie ::

 photo by tod seelie ::

photo by tod seelie ::

  photo by tod seelie ::

photo by tod seelie ::

  photo by tod seelie ::

photo by tod seelie ::

 photo by tod seelie ::

photo by tod seelie ::

  photo by tod seelie ::

photo by tod seelie ::

  photo by tod seelie ::

photo by tod seelie ::

  photo by tod seelie ::

photo by tod seelie ::

  photo by tod seelie ::

photo by tod seelie ::

Speakeasy inside a german bunker on the beaches of normandy :: 

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small speakeasy :: days prior to these units being demolished :: w// ND Austin && Industry City Distillery ::

echo vault // 2nd avenue subway by jeff stark ((mainly logistics and safety :: built a weird mirrored foldable bar with a mannequin hand holding a candle :: no development))

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jackpin // elevator shaft speakeasy by ND Austin ((basic build && event management night of))

  photo by b  enjamin norman ::

photo by benjamin norman ::

 photo by benjamin norman ::

photo by benjamin norman ::

mark krawczuk's lost horizon night market :: Dan Glass' smash truck :: everyhere wired mag 

 idiotarod w//Skulleaters:: unknown year // unknown photographer 

idiotarod w//Skulleaters:: unknown year // unknown photographer 

 Dan Glass' Mars Bar gallery show and Mars box truck w//outlawritual

Dan Glass' Mars Bar gallery show and Mars box truck w//outlawritual